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T Level L3 Health (Dental Nursing)


The T Level in Health includes a specific Dental Nursing route. This is an exciting new, 2 year course that combines a mixture of technical knowledge and work placement to give you the skills and experience you need to work within dentistry. Over the 2 years you will complete over 900 hours of work experience, where you have the opportunity to gain paid employment.

The first year gives an overview of working within the health and science sector, which as well as dental nursing also includes nursing, mental health support and therapy teams. You will cover the importance of infection control and person-centred care, as well as good clinical and scientific practice. Alongside your theory based sessions you will also be attending placement.

In the second year you will focus on your the skills needed in dental nursing, this will require you to practically demonstrate skills, adhering to General Dental Council (GDC) standards.

If you want to become a Dental Nurse or Dental Technician, then this is the course for YOU! You will be able to continue your study if you want to train to become a dentist. This is a great opportunity for you to work alongside professionals, become part of the team and put theory into practice. It lets you find out if this is the career of your dreams.


You need to have a passion to work in dentistry and have excellent social skills.

A lot of T Level are restricted by age, it’s not the same for the T Level in Health for the Dental Route – we accept students who are 16 +

Minimum GCSEs: You will need 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above, including English Language and Mathematics. Previous work experience within customer service roles, or health and social care will support your application. You will also need to be successful at interview and create a substantial portfolio (summer task) showcasing your commitment to the course.

If you have a question about entry requirements, please contact us on or call 01243 786321 and ask to speak to the T Level team.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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